Braids : proceedings of the AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference on Artin's Braid Group, held July 13-16, 1986 at the University of California, Santa Cruz, California / Joan S. Birman, Anatoly Libgober, editors.

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  • Providence, Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [1988]
  • ©1988
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  • Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society). 78 [More in this series]
  • Contemporary mathematics, 0271-4132 ; 78 0271-4132
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Contemporary mathematics (American Mathematical Society : Online)
"AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference in the Mathematical Sciences on Artin's Braid Group ... held at the University of California, Santa Cruz, California on July 13-26, 1986, with support from the National Science Foundation"--T.p. verso.
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  • Contents
  • Organizing Committee
  • List of Participants
  • Introduction
  • A construction of integrable differential system associated with braid groups
  • Mapping class groups of surfaces
  • Automorphic sets and braids and singularities
  • The operator algebras of the two dimensional Ising model
  • Artin's braid groups, classical homotopy theory, and sundry other curiosities
  • Classification of solvorbifolds in dimension three - I
  • Pure braid groups and products of free groups
  • Polynomial covering maps
  • Arithmetic analogues of braid groups and Galois representations
  • Application of braids to fixed points of surface maps
  • Statistical mechanics and the Jones polynomial
  • Hurwitz action and finite quotients of braid groups
  • Heights of simple loops and pseudo-Anosov homeomorphisms
  • Linear representations of braid groups and classical Yang-Baxter equations
  • A survey of Heeke algebras and the Artin braid groups
  • On divisibility properties of braids associated with algebraic curves
  • The panorama of polynomials for knots, links and skeins
  • The structure of deleted symmetric products
  • Braid group technique in complex geometry, I: Line Arrangements in Cp2
  • Problems
  • Polynomials from braids
  • The Jones polynomial of satellite links about mutants
  • On the deformation of certain type of algebraic varieties
  • Braids and discriminants
  • tk moves on links
  • Mutually braided open books and new invariants of fibered links
  • Generalized braid groups and self-energy Feynman integrals
  • Markov classes in certain finite symplectic representations of braid groups
  • The braid index of an algebraic link
  • Markov algebras.
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